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woonerf

woonerf  n.— «Those plans, rooted as much in philosophy as in design, draw inspiration from an item with the unlikely name of woonerfs (Dutch for “living streets”). Woonerfs are traffic systems in the Netherlands that seek to sand away the...

bondage rigger

bondage rigger  n.— «They were filming an update for the site Men In Pain. It would feature two players billed as Wild Bill and Claire Adams. Adams, who is 25, gave up on a philosophy degree to become a bondage rigger. (Last year, she tied...

kirkyan

kirkyan  n.— «A kirkyan is similar to a spime or blogject, but different in that a kirkyan is actually a Thing comprised of a combination of reality instances. One instance exists in our physical world (kirkyan P) and one or more...

ecolonomics

ecolonomics  n.— «“The word ecolonomics, which he coined, is a combination of ecology and economics,” said Billings, and reflected Weaver’s philosophy that there cannot be a healthy economy without a healthy environment...

thulp

thulp v. to overcome in a contest, sport, or fight; to beat, drub, or subdue; to finish off or exhaust. Editorial Note: Usually transitive: to thulp someone or something. Etymological Note: Often said to be a blend of “thump to a pulp.”...

woo-woo

woo-woo adj. concerned with emotions, mysticism, or spiritualism; other than rational or scientific; mysterious; new agey. Also n., a person who has mystical or new age beliefs. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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